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May 1st, 2014
National Day of Prayer in Waterloo
The 63rd National Day of Prayer will take place on Thursday, May 1 from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. at LaFayette Park located at West Main Street. This will be the second year of the prayer observance in Waterloo. Throughout the United States millions of Americans will gather together in prayer for governmental leaders, churches, families and other topics at more than 40,000 locations across the country. Judy Mayne, the local organizer of this event, states, “The National Day of Prayer stands as a call for us to humbly come before God, seeking His guidance for our leaders and His grace upon us as a people.” Lawn chairs may be brought for comfort. For more information go to www.nationaldayofprayer.org or contact Mayne at 315-539-2963 or mayneja@verizon.net.


May 2nd, 2014
Geneva Night Out
Geneva Night Out is a free monthly arts and cultural event in downtown Geneva, NY on the first Friday of every month from 5:00pm to 8:00pm. Art openings, exhibits and showcases hosted by local businesses and galleries allow visitors to explore the creative energy and dynamic range of local art in all its forms. Free self-guided maps directing attendees to each month's Geneva Night Out activities are available at www.genevanightout.org and at participating venues and businesses.


May 3rd, 2014
Kentucky Derby Party
Join us for a rousing good time! The race will be on, the mint juleps will be cool, and we’ll have traditional Kentucky-style hors d’oerves. Derby dress is highly recommended–there will be a prize for the best hat contest! Call 315.364.8888 to place your reservation. $50 per person, inclusive.


May 3rd, 2014
Arts Center of Yates Country Bed & Breakfast Tour
Visit six bed and breakfasts all located in Hammondsport, NY and talk to member artists displaying their work at each one. For more information, contact Arts Center of Yates County, 127 Main Street, Penn Yan, NY, 14527, 315-536-8226, www.artscenteryatescounty.org


May 3rd, 2014
“Flour” City Brewery Collectible Show and Sale
“Flour” City Brewery Collectible Show and Sale Saturday May 3rd, 2014 This is the 6th annual breweriana (beer cans, bottles, and advertising ) show for the 12 Horse chapter of the BCCA. This show will feature cans, bottles, and advertising of all kinds. It will be held on Saturday May 3rd at the Local #13 Union Hall. The hall is located at 1850 Mt. Read Blvd Rochester, NY 14615 Admission is free. The show hours are from 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Dealer set up begins at 8:00 AM for table/dealer information please contact Brian at: 12.horse-chapter@rochester.rr.com


May 3rd, 2014
Catholic Charities’ Gala: The Roaring Twenties
Enjoy an evening of enchantment & entertainment while raising vital funds for charity. This is a community effort to help us feed the hungry and house the homeless. • Hors d’oeuvres, pasta and carving stations, salad & dessert with cash bar • Featuring live music by GENO & Friends • Live & Silent Auction (item listing at www.cs-cc.org) • All proceeds benefit Catholic Charities of Chemung County Last year’s event raised nearly $11,000 for needed programs and services! Elmira Country Club, Elmira, NY Only $75/person Sponsorships: Reserved Seating for 8 Starting at $700 TICKET PURCHASING: Mail/ In Person: 215 E Church St, Elmira, NY 14901 Website: www.cs-cc.org


May 3rd, 2014
Chicken BBQ
Reynoldsville Community Club 5155 Route 227, Reynoldsville, NY NOON till gone $8.00 includes Chicken, Salt Potatoes, Beans, Roll, Beverage and Brownie; $5.00 1/2 chicken


May 3rd, 2014
Pan2Plate Chef Challenge
Veraisons Restaurant at Glenora Wine Cellar 5435 State Route 14 Dundee, NY 14837 info@glenora.com - www.glenora.com 800-243-5513 Veraisons Restaurant’s Pan2Plate Chef Challenge “An exciting twist on the traditional wine pairing dinner” Saturday, May 3rd, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. $60pp, plus tax and gratuity Reservations required. Executive Chef Rodriguez and Sous Chef Hassler will go head to head in the kitchen to create a three course meal – an appetizer, entrée, and dessert each – incorporating a “featured” ingredient into each dish. As they craft their menus they will be put to the test, striving to highlight the ingredient beautifully and to earn your vote as the winner of our first ever Pan2Plate Challenge! As for the featured ingredient, you decide! We are taking a vote – will it be bacon, chocolate or cheese? Following an announcement on Facebook @GlenoraWineCellars and Twitter @Glenorawine , voting will begin this Friday, April 4th and will last for one week. The timeline is as follows: Friday, April 4th: Voting Begins Friday, April 11th: Voting Ends Monday, April 14th: Featured Ingredient Announcement Friday, April 18th: Menu Announcement The Twist The creator of each menu will not be revealed until the night of the dinner; providing a “blind” tasting for the guests. After each course has been enjoyed and judged the chefs will come into the dining room and reveal which dish was theirs for each course. How it Works During the dinner guests will enjoy each course and pairing back to back from each chef. After both dishes of a course have been tasted, the guests will judge the plates on four criteria: Taste, Presentation, Creativity, and Wine Pairing. Guests will be provided with score cards throughout the dinner. After the judging of the first course, Chefs Rodriguez and Hassler will enter the dining room and reveal which dish was theirs. Entrees come next, followed by desserts, which will be judged and revealed in the same manner. At the end of the meal, the results from each course will be tallied to reveal a winner.


May 3rd, 2014
8th Annual Wildlife Festival
The Montezuma Audubon Center, located at 2295 State Route 89, Savannah, NY, welcomes you to the 8th Annual Wildlife Festival on Saturday, May 3 from 10 am to 3 pm. Owls, hawks, and mammals including a wolf, fox and bobcat will be on display! Get your picture taken with Liberty the Bald Eagle! Enjoy musical puppet shows, games, crafts, artisan vendors, great food, live music, a native plant sale, guided canoeing expeditions and bird watching hikes, a huge bounce house and much more! Fee: FREE for children under 5, $2/school-aged child, $4/adult. NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED! For details and the entire festival schedule, visit http://ny.audubon.org/montezuma or call 315.365.3588.


May 3rd, 2014
Relay for Life Yard Sale
Seneca Falls United Methodist Church, 2 Chapel St., from 9am to 2pm on Sat., May 3. All proceeds to benefit Relay for Life; American Cancer Society. If you have items you would like to donate to the sale, please drop off at the church between 9am to 12pm, Monday-Friday, beginning Sunday, April 27. Questions, contact 315-568-6306


May 3rd, 2014
Seneca Falls Elks Lodge annual Bullhead Dinner
The Seneca Falls Elks Lodge willbe hosting it's annual Bullhead Dinner on Saturday May 3rd. Serving from 5 to 8 pm. Tickets are $13.00 and are avaialable at the lodge. Phone number 315-568-5931. Adress:2221 West River road Seneca Falls NY The lodge is open daily at 3pm thank you for your support


May 3rd, 2014
8th Annual Wildlife Festival
Owls, hawks, and mammals including a wolf, fox and bobcat will be on display! Get your picture taken with Liberty the Bald Eagle! Enjoy puppet shows, games, crafts, artisan vendors, great food, live music, a native plant sale, guided canoeing expeditions, a huge bounce house and much more! Fee: FREE for children under 5, $2/school-aged child, $4/adult.


May 4th, 2014
All You Can Eat Pancake Breakfast
The Doughboys, Geneva American Legion Color Guard, will sponsor a pancake breakfast at Post 0396, Lochland Road, Geneva. All you can eat breakfast includes pancakes, sausage, bacon, scrambled eggs, hash brown potatoes, assorted pastries, coffee, OJ. Cost is $8/adult; $4/children. 4 & under free. Time is 9-noon. Public is welcome! Take outs available. Contact Sharon 315-382-0223 for information


May 4th, 2014
Seneca Singers' Annual Spring Concert
Seneca Singers, a community chorus under the direction of Dr. Susan Avery, present their Annual Spring Concert on May 4, 2014 at 7:30PM. The concert will take place at the Douglas Avery Performing Arts Center at Mynderse Academy, located at 105 Troy St. in Seneca Falls NY. The event is free and open to the public. Donations are welcome. Find Seneca Singers on Facebook for more information.


May 4th, 2014
2014 Historic Church Tour and Organ Crawl
Historic Church Tour & Organ Crawl When: Sunday, May 4, 2014 from 1pm to 5pm Where: Throughout the City of Auburn at 8 churches as described below The Community Preservation Committee is offering a golden opportunity to actively explore Auburn’s past! Do you love history and historic architecture? Interested in learning more about Auburn? This is your chance to seek out some of the tales and treasures of Auburn’s past through a tour of its historic churches. Even better, this year some sites will include organ concerts. Although each concert will feature different musical selections, all will conclude with Beethoven’s “Ode to Joy” so that listeners can hear the organs’ individual voices. The participating churches are: 1. First Presbyterian Church, 112 South St, Auburn, NY 13021, organ concerts at 1 and 1:30pm, self-guided tours/docents, lunch beginning at 12pm 2. Westminster Presbyterian Church, 17 William St, Auburn, NY 13021, organ concerts at 1:30 and 2:30pm, self-guided tours/docents, light refreshments 3. Bradley Chapel at Fort Hill Cemetery, 19 Fort St, Auburn, NY 13021, slide show presentation, docents 4. St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 15 Clark St, Auburn, NY 13021, open 1:30-5pm, organ concerts at 2, 3, and 4pm, self-guided tours/docents at key points, light refreshments, gift shop open 5. Willard Memorial Chapel, 17 Nelson St, Auburn, NY 13021organ concerts at 3 and 4pm, self-guided tours/docents, light refreshments 6. St. Luke’s United Church of Christ, 25 Seminary St, Auburn, NY 13021, organ concerts at 1 and 3pm, self-guided tours/docents, light refreshments 7. St. Nicholas Russian Orthodox Church, Cross and Cottage Sts, Auburn, NY 13021, self-guided tours/docents 8. SS. Peter & Paul Catholic Church, 132 Washington St, Auburn, NY 13021, open 2-5pm, self-guided tours/deacons at key points Donation: $10 per person. Tickets may be purchased in advance at the Willard Chapel’s office during regular business hours, Tuesdays-Fridays 10am-4pm, or at any participating church during the tour. All proceeds benefit the Community Preservation Committee. Call 315-252-0339 for more information.


May 6th, 2014
Book Signing & Presentation
HER STORY: A TIMELINE OF THE WOMEN WHO CHANGED AMERICA by author Jill Tietjen who will speak and sign at 7:00 - 8:00 pm at The Gould Hotel in downtown Seneca Falls.


May 7th, 2014
Business Planning Workshop - Corning
Corning Community College’s Small Business Development Center is offering a “Business Planning Workshop” on Wednesday, May 7th from 8:30 – 10:00 a.m. at CCC's Business Development Center, 24 Denison Parkway West, Room 111, Corning, NY. This seminar will discuss the necessary steps to formalize your business, legal requirements, business structure, and business plan development. Pre-registration is required by May 5th. To register or for more information, call the SBDC at 607-937-6861 or e-mail sbdc@corning-cc.edu.


May 7th, 2014
Business Planning Workshop - Corning
Corning Community College’s Small Business Development Center is offering a “Business Planning Workshop” on Wednesday, May 7th from 8:30 – 10:00 a.m. at CCC's Business Development Center, 24 Denison Parkway West, Room 111, Corning, NY. This seminar will discuss the necessary steps to formalize your business, legal requirements, business structure, and business plan development. Pre-registration is required by May 5th. To register or for more information, call the SBDC at 607-937-6861 or e-mail sbdc@corning-cc.edu.


May 7th, 2014
Business Planning Workshop - Corning
Corning Community College’s Small Business Development Center is offering a “Business Planning Workshop” on Wednesday, May 7th from 8:30 – 10:00 a.m. at CCC's Business Development Center, 24 Denison Parkway West, Room 111, Corning, NY. This seminar will discuss the necessary steps to formalize your business, legal requirements, business structure, and business plan development. Pre-registration is required by May 5th. To register or for more information, call the SBDC at 607-937-6861 or e-mail sbdc@corning-cc.edu.


May 8th, 2014
Weedsport Community Blood Drive
Weedsport Community Blood Drive First Presbyterian Church 8871 South Seneca Street Weedsport. New York May 8 from 1 - 6 PM New Donors are Welcome. Come and bring a friend! Call 315-834-9291 for an appointment


May 9th, 2014
Opening Reception: Earth Works
5:00 to 7:00PM, Arts Center of Yates County, 127 Main Street, Penn Yan, NY, 14527, 315-536-8226, www.artscenteryatescounty.org


May 9th, 2014
Spring theatrical performanceof Aatos
Seneca Cayuga ARC is proud to present the spring theatrical production of Aatos, Friday, May 9th, one night only, starting at 6:30 p.m. in the Cayuga Community College Irene A. Bisgrove Community Theater. 197 Franklin St., Auburn, N.Y. Meet Aatos, a puppet, with a lot of thoughts. In this rhythmically-driven performance, Aatos journeys through his own mind as he interacts with his thoughts in ways that will make you want to dance in your seat.


May 10th, 2014
Climbing Keuka For Kids
5K fundraiser in Branchport to benefit the Modeste Bedient Library's' children's programming and to benefit Aurepuertas in Coya, Peru that provides community education for adults and children. Prizes will include many local wines and certificates in many categories. Run with your daughter and receive a scarf from Peru. There will also be a Fun Run for the children with each receiving a prize. To learn more about Abrepuertas go to www.abrepuertas .org For more details and to register for the race go to www.branchportlibrary.org


May 10th, 2014
Climbing Keuka for Kids 5K
Register and get more information at www.branchportlibrary.org This race starts at Esperanza Mansion and travels up to the pinnacle overlooking Keuka Lake- a magnificent view!Kids Fun Run, T-shirts to the first 125 participants, prizes from local artists and restaurants, and a special Mother's Day offer. $20 pre registration, $25 day of race. 9:00 a.m. start time!


May 11th, 2014
Mother's Day Brunch
Leave the burnt toast and the scrambled eggs in bed at home, and join us for our annual Mother’s Day brunch, featuring a wide variety of entrees, including such favorites as eggs Benedict, and signature house dishes such as our Boston clam chowder, and our pastry chef’s stunning desserts. Sunday, Open seating from 10:30 am. to 2:00 p.m. • $40/person, $20/children under 12. Call 315.364.8888 to place your reservation!


May 11th, 2014
Mother's Day Cruises on the Canandaigua Lady!
Treat your Mother to a cruise on the Canandaigua Lady Paddle Wheel Boat on Mother's Day! Choose from one of our three excursion cruises: -10:30am-12pm -12:30-2pm -2:30-4pm BOGO Special: One Mother Rides Free with the Purchase of One Adult Ticket!!! Adults: $18 Kids: $13 $3 Additional to Guarantee Access to the Upper Level Please call (585) 396-7350 to purchase your tickets starting on May 1st! Docked at: 205 Lakeshore Drive Canandaigua, NY 14424 www.steamboatlandingresort.com


May 11th, 2014
Mother's Day Buffett at Veraisons Restaurant
Mother’s Day Buffet at Veraisons Restaurant Glenora Wine Cellars 5435 State Route 14 Dundee, NY 14837 800-243-5513 www.glenora.com info@glenora.com http://www.glenora.com/Restaurant/Menus/Event-Menus/Mothers-Day-Brunch Sunday, May 11th, 2014 ~ Serving 11:00am to 3:00pm Adults $29.95 Children $12 (12 & under) plus tax and gratuity Advanced Reservations Strongly Suggested by calling 800-243-5513 Live Entertainment by Distilled Carving Selections Sliced Prime Rib with Horseradish Cream Sauce Roasted Turkey Breast with Turkey Au Jus Main Courses Omelet Station– Create Your Own Brioche French Toast with Strawberry Compote Eggs Florentine with Canadian Bacon Asparagus & Cheddar Quiche Sautéed Chicken and Pasta with Pesto Cream Sauce Oven Roasted Salmon with Tarragon Crème Fraiche Sides Applewood Smoked Bacon Local Sausage Links Thyme Buttered Green Beans Farfalle Pasta Salad Mixed Spring Greens Asparagus & Pea Soup Potatoes Boulangerie Saffron Rice Pilaf more Fresh Fruit Local Cheese Display Fresh Baked Muffins Miniature Tea Sandwiches House-made Scones House-made Dessert Bar


May 14th, 2014
Empire State College Information Session
SUNY Empire State College will hold a public information session about its associate and bachelor’s degree programs on Wednesday, May 14, 2014. Empire State College offers adult learners the opportunity to earn associate, bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the State University of New York. Students learn through independent studies, online courses, seminars and residencies. Learners also may earn credit for prior college-level learning from work and life experience. Join us Wednesday, May 14 from 6:00 to 7:30 pm at our Canandaigua location, 25 Corporate Square Office Park, Canandaigua, NY 14424. Contact Tracy Dessis at 585-394-1110 or tracy.dessis@esc.edu. Visit our website at http://www.esc.edu


May 14th, 2014
Mobile Food Pantry Delivery
The Newark Rotary Club and Catholic Charities of Wayne County in partnership with the American Red Cross, Newark Food Closet, Together In Christ, and the Farm Bureau announce the arrival of the Foodlink Rochester Mobile Pantry on May 14,2014 from 5:00Pm to 7:00Pm The mobile pantry will be pulling into Newark and setting up at the Marbletown Fire Department located at 6416 Silver Hill Rd. in Newark NY. The Mobile Pantry offers essential and nutritious food items to bridge the gap between hunger and abundance to those in need of food assistance. This is a free program with no income or residency guidelines. Eligible participants will only need to declare a need and present a picture ID. Participants will have a wide assortment of fresh and frozen grocery items to choose from including produce, meats, breads, dairy, canned foods, sweets, and more. For more information about the mobile food pantry contact Sandy Thomas at 315-331-4867.


May 15th, 2014
SHOWTIME: Variety of musical performances
Thursday, May 15th a musical variety show: Showtime will held starting at 6:30 p.m. in F.A.M.E. Center for Creative Expression, 39 Genesee Street, Auburn, N.Y. Performers receive instruction from Rachael Tissot and Bob Piorun. Reception and light refreshments to follow performances.


May 15th, 2014
Auburn Education Foundation Presents "The Capitol Steps" Live!
This popular DC-based comedy troupe presents a unique blend of musical and political comedy. This show entertains with tasteful lampooning guaranteed to leave both sides of the political spectrum laughing! Tickets are $30 each and can be purchased online at www.auburnedfoundation.org or by calling 315 255-8827. Show starts at 7:30 pm (doors open at 6:30 pm) Venue: Auburn High School Auditorium 250 Lake Ave Auburn NY 13021


May 17th, 2014
Waterloo Class of 2017 Chicken BBQ/Car Wash/Can Drive
Stop by Five Star Bank and grab a Chicken BBQ while your car is getting washed. May 17th Chicken BBQ $8.00 from 11:00 - 2:00 (or sold out) Car Wash begins @ 1:00 - donations are appreciated We will also be accepting returnables at this time.


May 17th, 2014
Mulch Give-away
Bring your pick-up truck, trailer or containers to the 12th, annual Mulch Give-away at the Seneca Meadows Landfill! The hardwood mulch is purchased from a local vendor for the event, and doled out on a first come, first served basis. (Seneca County residents only. Please bring your i.d..) Location: Seneca Meadows Landfill, State Route 414, Seneca Falls Date: Saturday, May 17th, 7:00—11:00 am Cost: FREE Program Type: Adult


May 19th, 2014
KCCH Annual Golf Tournament
Keuka Comfort Care Home will be hosting its annual benefit Golf Tournament on May 19th, 2014 at Lakeside Country Club, located in Penn Yan, NY. The four person scramble will begin with a 1:00 shotgun start. This is a FOUR PERSON SCRAMBLE with Scratch and Handicap winners. There will be men's women's and mixed divisions. Go to our website: www.Keukacomfortcarehome.org or call Dick Correnti @315-314-1353 for more information.


May 22nd, 2014
Open Mic Night at the Arts Center of Yates County
The open mic nights will be held at the Art Center on 127 Main St., Penn Yan from 7:00PM to 9:00PM. Ongoing open mics will be held on the last Thursday of each month. The Art Center Open Mic will provide a family friendly atmosphere for musicians of all ages, all skill levels, and all kinds of musical interests to come out and show their stuff, or play and network with other music lovers. Several local musicians will host the event: David Goodrich, stand-up bass; Bryan Flood, guitar; Trever Findley, saxophone; Barbara Anderson, keyboard; and Casey Kowalski, saxophone. There is no charge to watch or participate in this event. Donations to the Art Center of Yates County are always welcome.


May 24th, 2014
Macroinvertebrate Mayhem
If your kids like to catch frogs and other slimy creatures, you won’t want to miss this! Come join the fun as we meet the many spineless creatures of the Seneca Meadows Wetlands Preserve! Call to register 315-539-5624. Location: Seneca Meadows Wetlands Preserve, Black Brook Road, Seneca Falls Date: Saturday, May 24th, 11:30 am—12:30 pm Cost: FREE Program Type: Family


May 30th, 2014
Painting Party at RTR
The Art Farm Painting Parties will be here at Red Tail Ridge for a night of creativity as you learn how to create your own masterpiece! Price: $30 for Nest Club Members, $35 for non-members. Price Includes one glass of wine (your choice from our normal tasting menu) and light snacks during the event. Reservations: email Danielle danielle@redtailridgewinery.com or call 315-536-4580 to reserve your spot. There are only 15 spots! Payment accepted at door. You get to pick what painting you want to create! Click HERE (https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/HF3YWXM) to take the survey and pick a painting. The picture with the most votes will be chosen for our painting party.


May 3rd, 2014 - May 4th, 2014
Welcome Back Weekend
Long Acre Farms will open for their 21st season at 10:00am on Saturday May 3, 2014. The Farm’s “Welcome Back Weekend” will continue through Sunday May 4th with special promotions, deals, samples and activities for the whole family. 2014 Season passes are currently on sale online and will be available for guests to purchase during the Farm’s “Welcome Back Weekend.” Guests who purchase any size/flavor Ice Cream will automatically receive a free wristband for the Back 40 Adventure- a play area on the Farm that consists of over 10 family-friendly activities, including a Fitness Jumping Pillow, Giant Slide, Hoop Shoot, Swing Set, Sandbox and more. In addition, the Farm will be running a “Buy 1 get 1 50% off” deal on all bags of ore for their Gemstone Panning station. The Farm Market will be offering free samples of homemade farm fresh fudge and will be stocked with new and familiar products. JD Wine Cellars, which is located at Long Acre Farms, will be open from 12pm-6pm during the weekend for wine and beer tastings and will have free samples of wine slushies for guests.


May 3rd, 2014 - May 4th, 2014
Welcome Back Weekend
Long Acre Farms will open for their 21st season at 10:00am on Saturday May 3, 2014. The Farm’s “Welcome Back Weekend” will continue through Sunday May 4th with special promotions, deals, samples and activities for the whole family. 2014 Season passes are currently on sale online and will be available for guests to purchase during the Farm’s “Welcome Back Weekend.” Guests who purchase any size/flavor Ice Cream will automatically receive a free wristband for the Back 40 Adventure- a play area on the Farm that consists of over 10 family-friendly activities, including a Fitness Jumping Pillow, Giant Slide, Hoop Shoot, Swing Set, Sandbox and more. In addition, the Farm will be running a “Buy 1 get 1 50% off” deal on all bags of ore for their Gemstone Panning station. The Farm Market will be offering free samples of homemade farm fresh fudge and will be stocked with new and familiar products. JD Wine Cellars, which is located at Long Acre Farms, will be open from 12pm-6pm during the weekend for wine and beer tastings and will have free samples of wine slushies for guests.


May 3rd, 2014 - May 4th, 2014
Welcome Back Weekend
Long Acre Farms will open for their 21st season at 10:00am on Saturday May 3, 2014. The Farm’s “Welcome Back Weekend” will continue through Sunday May 4th with special promotions, deals, samples and activities for the whole family. 2014 Season passes are currently on sale online and will be available for guests to purchase during the Farm’s “Welcome Back Weekend.” Guests who purchase any size/flavor Ice Cream will automatically receive a free wristband for the Back 40 Adventure- a play area on the Farm that consists of over 10 family-friendly activities, including a Fitness Jumping Pillow, Giant Slide, Hoop Shoot, Swing Set, Sandbox and more. In addition, the Farm will be running a “Buy 1 get 1 50% off” deal on all bags of ore for their Gemstone Panning station. The Farm Market will be offering free samples of homemade farm fresh fudge and will be stocked with new and familiar products. JD Wine Cellars, which is located at Long Acre Farms, will be open from 12pm-6pm during the weekend for wine and beer tastings and will have free samples of wine slushies for guests.


May 7th, 2014 - May 8th, 2014
Defensive Driving Course
The six-hour course is held at the Chamber office located at 2375 Route 14A just south of the Village of Penn Yan. Successful completion of the course affords drivers a ten-percent reduction in their liability and collision insurance premiums, a four-point reduction on their DMV record and reminds drivers of the importance of driving safely. The cost of the six-hour course is $35. Advance registration is mandatory, as class size is limited. To register for the class, just call the Chamber at 315-536-3111 or stop by their offices at 2375 Route 14A in Penn Yan. The class is from 6-9pm each evening.


May 10th, 2014 - May 11th, 2014
Annual Mothers Day Flower Sale
Carnations will be sold before and after all Masses on May 10- 11for $1.00 a stem at St. Stephen and St. Francis Churches in Geneva, St. Francis in Phelps, St. Felix in Clifton Springs, St. Mary in Waterloo and St. Patrick in Seneca Falls. The sale is sponsored by Finger Lakes Area Right to Life and will benefit the annual March for Life on January 22, Pregnancy Care Centers, and many other pro-life activities both local and national. For more information call Colleen at 539-3031.


May 10th, 2014 - May 11th, 2014
Annual Mothers Day Flower Sale
Carnations will be sold before and after all Masses on May 10- 11for $1.00 a stem at St. Stephen and St. Francis Churches in Geneva, St. Francis in Phelps, St. Felix in Clifton Springs, St. Mary in Waterloo and St. Patrick in Seneca Falls. The sale is sponsored by Finger Lakes Area Right to Life and will benefit the annual March for Life on January 22, Pregnancy Care Centers, and many other pro-life activities both local and national. For more information call Colleen at 539-3031.


May 10th, 2014 - May 11th, 2014
Annual Mothers Day Flower Sale
Carnations will be sold before and after all Masses on May 10- 11for $1.00 a stem at St. Stephen and St. Francis Churches in Geneva, St. Francis in Phelps, St. Felix in Clifton Springs, St. Mary in Waterloo and St. Patrick in Seneca Falls. The sale is sponsored by Finger Lakes Area Right to Life and will benefit the annual March for Life on January 22, Pregnancy Care Centers, and many other pro-life activities both local and national. For more information call Colleen at 539-3031.


May 16th, 2014 - May 17th, 2014
Lake To Lake Quilt Guild Show - "Bloom Where You're Planted: Bloom into Spring"
Lake-to-Lake Quilt Guild Presents Spring Quilt Show at New Location Join the Lake-to-Lake Quilt Guild at the Phelps Community Center for quilt show, May 16 and 17, 2014. Phelps, NY (May 16 & 17, 2014) – The Lake-to-Lake Quilt Guild’s biennial quilt show, “Bloom Where You’re Planted: Spring into Color,” will be held Friday, May 16, 2014, 9:30 am to 5 pm, and Saturday, May 17, 2014, 9:30 am to 5 pm, at the Phelps Community Center (8 Banta Street, Room 207, Phelps, NY 14532). Admission is $5.00 per person. The “Bloom Where You’re Planted: Spring into Color” Quilt Show will feature over 200 quilts, art quilts and textiles made by guild members. Enjoy a gift gallery, merchant booths, door prizes and daily demonstrations. This year, with the encouragement of the Phelps Community Center, the guild will present an “Introduction to Quilting” from 10 am to 1 pm on Saturday, May 17. Contact the Phelps Community Center at 315-548-8484 to sign up in advance. Visitors are also invited to try quilting at this year’s all new interactive quilt display. Guild Members Marie Peek and Janet Howard Honored with Special Exhibits Please help us congratulate Marie Peek, 2012 Honorary Member, and Janet Howard our newest Honorary Member for 2014. See a special exhibit highlighting the talents of both Marie Peek and Janet Howard at the “Bloom Where You’re Planted: Spring into Color” Quilt Show. Honorary guild members are chosen for the work they do to promote and preserve the art of quilting. Fabric Postcard Sale, Quilt Raffle and Trunk Show Stop by the Fabric Postcard Sale to purchase a miniature art quilt made by guild members. These ingenious fabric cards are suitable for mailing or display. While selecting your postcard, purchase $1.00 raffle tickets to win our “Finger Lakes Galaxy Quilt” (90” x 108”); paper pieced by members of the guild, top assembled by Janet Wilhelm and long arm quilted by current guild president, Val Schultz. The proceeds from these two projects will be donated to Milly’s Pantry, Penn Yan, New York. We will also have little purses on sale with the proceeds to benefit Safe Harbor of the Finger Lakes. Linda Hunter, noted Quiltmaker and Quilting Teacher, will be giving a trunk show and lecture about Scrap Quilting with 5” squares on May 16. On May 17 she will be participating in a bed quilt turning. Both of these events will be at 2:00. Phelps Community Center will be offering a luncheon menu both days. For more information http://www.lake2lakequiltguild.com/quiltshow About the Guild Lake-to-Lake Quilt Guild meets the first Wednesday of the month, year-round at the Gorham Methodist Church, South Street, Gorham, NY. Guild activities include: skill challenges and exchanges; quilting classes and lectures by local and national quilt teachers; service projects and a biennial quilt show. To learn more, visit http://www.lake2lakequiltguild.com/. Contact: Ann Hawkins webmistress@lake2lakequiltguild.com


May 16th, 2014 - May 17th, 2014
Lake To Lake Quilt Guild Show - "Bloom Where You're Planted: Bloom into Spring"
Lake-to-Lake Quilt Guild Presents Spring Quilt Show at New Location Join the Lake-to-Lake Quilt Guild at the Phelps Community Center for quilt show, May 16 and 17, 2014. Phelps, NY (May 16 & 17, 2014) – The Lake-to-Lake Quilt Guild’s biennial quilt show, “Bloom Where You’re Planted: Spring into Color,” will be held Friday, May 16, 2014, 9:30 am to 5 pm, and Saturday, May 17, 2014, 9:30 am to 5 pm, at the Phelps Community Center (8 Banta Street, Room 207, Phelps, NY 14532). Admission is $5.00 per person. The “Bloom Where You’re Planted: Spring into Color” Quilt Show will feature over 200 quilts, art quilts and textiles made by guild members. Enjoy a gift gallery, merchant booths, door prizes and daily demonstrations. This year, with the encouragement of the Phelps Community Center, the guild will present an “Introduction to Quilting” from 10 am to 1 pm on Saturday, May 17. Contact the Phelps Community Center at 315-548-8484 to sign up in advance. Visitors are also invited to try quilting at this year’s all new interactive quilt display. Guild Members Marie Peek and Janet Howard Honored with Special Exhibits Please help us congratulate Marie Peek, 2012 Honorary Member, and Janet Howard our newest Honorary Member for 2014. See a special exhibit highlighting the talents of both Marie Peek and Janet Howard at the “Bloom Where You’re Planted: Spring into Color” Quilt Show. Honorary guild members are chosen for the work they do to promote and preserve the art of quilting. Fabric Postcard Sale, Quilt Raffle and Trunk Show Stop by the Fabric Postcard Sale to purchase a miniature art quilt made by guild members. These ingenious fabric cards are suitable for mailing or display. While selecting your postcard, purchase $1.00 raffle tickets to win our “Finger Lakes Galaxy Quilt” (90” x 108”); paper pieced by members of the guild, top assembled by Janet Wilhelm and long arm quilted by current guild president, Val Schultz. The proceeds from these two projects will be donated to Milly’s Pantry, Penn Yan, New York. We will also have little purses on sale with the proceeds to benefit Safe Harbor of the Finger Lakes. Linda Hunter, noted Quiltmaker and Quilting Teacher, will be giving a trunk show and lecture about Scrap Quilting with 5” squares on May 16. On May 17 she will be participating in a bed quilt turning. Both of these events will be at 2:00. Phelps Community Center will be offering a luncheon menu both days. For more information http://www.lake2lakequiltguild.com/quiltshow About the Guild Lake-to-Lake Quilt Guild meets the first Wednesday of the month, year-round at the Gorham Methodist Church, South Street, Gorham, NY. Guild activities include: skill challenges and exchanges; quilting classes and lectures by local and national quilt teachers; service projects and a biennial quilt show. To learn more, visit http://www.lake2lakequiltguild.com/. Contact: Ann Hawkins webmistress@lake2lakequiltguild.com


May 16th, 2014 - May 17th, 2014
Lake To Lake Quilt Guild Show - "Bloom Where You're Planted: Bloom into Spring"
Lake-to-Lake Quilt Guild Presents Spring Quilt Show at New Location Join the Lake-to-Lake Quilt Guild at the Phelps Community Center for quilt show, May 16 and 17, 2014. Phelps, NY (May 16 & 17, 2014) – The Lake-to-Lake Quilt Guild’s biennial quilt show, “Bloom Where You’re Planted: Spring into Color,” will be held Friday, May 16, 2014, 9:30 am to 5 pm, and Saturday, May 17, 2014, 9:30 am to 5 pm, at the Phelps Community Center (8 Banta Street, Room 207, Phelps, NY 14532). Admission is $5.00 per person. The “Bloom Where You’re Planted: Spring into Color” Quilt Show will feature over 200 quilts, art quilts and textiles made by guild members. Enjoy a gift gallery, merchant booths, door prizes and daily demonstrations. This year, with the encouragement of the Phelps Community Center, the guild will present an “Introduction to Quilting” from 10 am to 1 pm on Saturday, May 17. Contact the Phelps Community Center at 315-548-8484 to sign up in advance. Visitors are also invited to try quilting at this year’s all new interactive quilt display. Guild Members Marie Peek and Janet Howard Honored with Special Exhibits Please help us congratulate Marie Peek, 2012 Honorary Member, and Janet Howard our newest Honorary Member for 2014. See a special exhibit highlighting the talents of both Marie Peek and Janet Howard at the “Bloom Where You’re Planted: Spring into Color” Quilt Show. Honorary guild members are chosen for the work they do to promote and preserve the art of quilting. Fabric Postcard Sale, Quilt Raffle and Trunk Show Stop by the Fabric Postcard Sale to purchase a miniature art quilt made by guild members. These ingenious fabric cards are suitable for mailing or display. While selecting your postcard, purchase $1.00 raffle tickets to win our “Finger Lakes Galaxy Quilt” (90” x 108”); paper pieced by members of the guild, top assembled by Janet Wilhelm and long arm quilted by current guild president, Val Schultz. The proceeds from these two projects will be donated to Milly’s Pantry, Penn Yan, New York. We will also have little purses on sale with the proceeds to benefit Safe Harbor of the Finger Lakes. Linda Hunter, noted Quiltmaker and Quilting Teacher, will be giving a trunk show and lecture about Scrap Quilting with 5” squares on May 16. On May 17 she will be participating in a bed quilt turning. Both of these events will be at 2:00. Phelps Community Center will be offering a luncheon menu both days. For more information http://www.lake2lakequiltguild.com/quiltshow About the Guild Lake-to-Lake Quilt Guild meets the first Wednesday of the month, year-round at the Gorham Methodist Church, South Street, Gorham, NY. Guild activities include: skill challenges and exchanges; quilting classes and lectures by local and national quilt teachers; service projects and a biennial quilt show. To learn more, visit http://www.lake2lakequiltguild.com/. Contact: Ann Hawkins webmistress@lake2lakequiltguild.com


May 16th, 2014 - May 17th, 2014
Lake To Lake Quilt Guild Show - "Bloom Where You're Planted: Bloom into Spring"
Lake-to-Lake Quilt Guild Presents Spring Quilt Show at New Location Join the Lake-to-Lake Quilt Guild at the Phelps Community Center for quilt show, May 16 and 17, 2014. Phelps, NY (May 16 & 17, 2014) – The Lake-to-Lake Quilt Guild’s biennial quilt show, “Bloom Where You’re Planted: Spring into Color,” will be held Friday, May 16, 2014, 9:30 am to 5 pm, and Saturday, May 17, 2014, 9:30 am to 5 pm, at the Phelps Community Center (8 Banta Street, Room 207, Phelps, NY 14532). Admission is $5.00 per person. The “Bloom Where You’re Planted: Spring into Color” Quilt Show will feature over 200 quilts, art quilts and textiles made by guild members. Enjoy a gift gallery, merchant booths, door prizes and daily demonstrations. This year, with the encouragement of the Phelps Community Center, the guild will present an “Introduction to Quilting” from 10 am to 1 pm on Saturday, May 17. Contact the Phelps Community Center at 315-548-8484 to sign up in advance. Visitors are also invited to try quilting at this year’s all new interactive quilt display. Guild Members Marie Peek and Janet Howard Honored with Special Exhibits Please help us congratulate Marie Peek, 2012 Honorary Member, and Janet Howard our newest Honorary Member for 2014. See a special exhibit highlighting the talents of both Marie Peek and Janet Howard at the “Bloom Where You’re Planted: Spring into Color” Quilt Show. Honorary guild members are chosen for the work they do to promote and preserve the art of quilting. Fabric Postcard Sale, Quilt Raffle and Trunk Show Stop by the Fabric Postcard Sale to purchase a miniature art quilt made by guild members. These ingenious fabric cards are suitable for mailing or display. While selecting your postcard, purchase $1.00 raffle tickets to win our “Finger Lakes Galaxy Quilt” (90” x 108”); paper pieced by members of the guild, top assembled by Janet Wilhelm and long arm quilted by current guild president, Val Schultz. The proceeds from these two projects will be donated to Milly’s Pantry, Penn Yan, New York. We will also have little purses on sale with the proceeds to benefit Safe Harbor of the Finger Lakes. Linda Hunter, noted Quiltmaker and Quilting Teacher, will be giving a trunk show and lecture about Scrap Quilting with 5” squares on May 16. On May 17 she will be participating in a bed quilt turning. Both of these events will be at 2:00. Phelps Community Center will be offering a luncheon menu both days. For more information http://www.lake2lakequiltguild.com/quiltshow About the Guild Lake-to-Lake Quilt Guild meets the first Wednesday of the month, year-round at the Gorham Methodist Church, South Street, Gorham, NY. Guild activities include: skill challenges and exchanges; quilting classes and lectures by local and national quilt teachers; service projects and a biennial quilt show. To learn more, visit http://www.lake2lakequiltguild.com/. Contact: Ann Hawkins webmistress@lake2lakequiltguild.com


May 16th, 2014 - May 17th, 2014
Lake To Lake Quilt Guild Show - "Bloom Where You're Planted: Bloom into Spring"
Lake-to-Lake Quilt Guild Presents Spring Quilt Show at New Location Join the Lake-to-Lake Quilt Guild at the Phelps Community Center for quilt show, May 16 and 17, 2014. Phelps, NY (May 16 & 17, 2014) – The Lake-to-Lake Quilt Guild’s biennial quilt show, “Bloom Where You’re Planted: Spring into Color,” will be held Friday, May 16, 2014, 9:30 am to 5 pm, and Saturday, May 17, 2014, 9:30 am to 5 pm, at the Phelps Community Center (8 Banta Street, Room 207, Phelps, NY 14532). Admission is $5.00 per person. The “Bloom Where You’re Planted: Spring into Color” Quilt Show will feature over 200 quilts, art quilts and textiles made by guild members. Enjoy a gift gallery, merchant booths, door prizes and daily demonstrations. This year, with the encouragement of the Phelps Community Center, the guild will present an “Introduction to Quilting” from 10 am to 1 pm on Saturday, May 17. Contact the Phelps Community Center at 315-548-8484 to sign up in advance. Visitors are also invited to try quilting at this year’s all new interactive quilt display. Guild Members Marie Peek and Janet Howard Honored with Special Exhibits Please help us congratulate Marie Peek, 2012 Honorary Member, and Janet Howard our newest Honorary Member for 2014. See a special exhibit highlighting the talents of both Marie Peek and Janet Howard at the “Bloom Where You’re Planted: Spring into Color” Quilt Show. Honorary guild members are chosen for the work they do to promote and preserve the art of quilting. Fabric Postcard Sale, Quilt Raffle and Trunk Show Stop by the Fabric Postcard Sale to purchase a miniature art quilt made by guild members. These ingenious fabric cards are suitable for mailing or display. While selecting your postcard, purchase $1.00 raffle tickets to win our “Finger Lakes Galaxy Quilt” (90” x 108”); paper pieced by members of the guild, top assembled by Janet Wilhelm and long arm quilted by current guild president, Val Schultz. The proceeds from these two projects will be donated to Milly’s Pantry, Penn Yan, New York. We will also have little purses on sale with the proceeds to benefit Safe Harbor of the Finger Lakes. Linda Hunter, noted Quiltmaker and Quilting Teacher, will be giving a trunk show and lecture about Scrap Quilting with 5” squares on May 16. On May 17 she will be participating in a bed quilt turning. Both of these events will be at 2:00. Phelps Community Center will be offering a luncheon menu both days. For more information http://www.lake2lakequiltguild.com/quiltshow About the Guild Lake-to-Lake Quilt Guild meets the first Wednesday of the month, year-round at the Gorham Methodist Church, South Street, Gorham, NY. Guild activities include: skill challenges and exchanges; quilting classes and lectures by local and national quilt teachers; service projects and a biennial quilt show. To learn more, visit http://www.lake2lakequiltguild.com/. Contact: Ann Hawkins webmistress@lake2lakequiltguild.com


May 16th, 2014 - May 17th, 2014
Garage Sale
10 groups of families with a variety of items for sale. Floral Hall @ Seneca County Fair Grounds 100 Swift St, Waterloo, NY Friday May 16th- 5pm -9pm Saturday May 17th- 8am-4pm Questions please contact Nancy 315-651-6888


May 30th, 2014 - May 31st, 2014
Biggest Garage Sale in Yates County!
Keuka Comfort Care Home is having its famous annual garage sale, Friday May 30th, 9am – 4pm and Saturday May 31st, 9am – 2pm, at the Yates County Fairgrounds located on Old Rte 14a, Penn Yan. When you are spring cleaning, save your best items you no longer need, for us! Our take in dates are Monday, May 26th, 10am-2pm and Tuesday, May 27th, 10am-4pm at the Yates County Fairgrounds located on 2370 Old 14A, Penn Yan, NY. Please no TV’s, computers, large exercise equipment, Christmas trees… If you have a questionable item, please call Keuka Comfort Care Home at 315-536-1690. We are looking for volunteers to help!!! We promise you will have fun! Call KCCH at 315-536-1690.


May 1st, 2014 - May 3rd, 2014
Spring Rummage Sale
Spring Rummage Sale May 1,and 2 from 9:00 AM to 5 PM May 3 from 9:00 AM until 12:00 PM $1 Bag sale - First Presbyterian Church 8871 South Seneca Street Weedsport, New York


May 16th, 2014 - May 18th, 2014
Wayne County Spring Shopping Fling
15 stops throughout Wayne County will be participating in this event, which runs from May 16th-May 18th from 10am-5pm. Each stop will provide refreshments and a free gift for participants. Pick up your stamp card wherever you start, visit as many stops as possible, turn in your card & be entered to win great gift baskets! Visit our website for a list of participating locations and more details!

Sodus Point Lighthouse
" Sodus Point Lighthouse "
A sunny view of Sodus Point Lighthouse through the arbor in the garden this week in northeastern Wayne County.

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